Partner Agencies & Activities

Wake County SmartStart is pleased to provide information about Wake County SmartStart’s 2014-2015 partners and their activities. For the 2014 -2015 fiscal year, Wake County SmartStart is funding 11 partner agencies that offer 15 dynamic programs to children, birth to 5, and their families.

Wake County SmartStart acts as a grant-making organization. The organization provides funding to local non-profits, which are refer to as partners. The organization focuses its funding on partners that provide services to children, birth to 5, and that work to ensure quality child care is accessible and available to all who need it, children are safe and healthy and live in supportive environments, and children are ready for kindergarten.

To download a complete list of Wake County SmartStart funded activities and partners, click here.


The social, educational and economic benefits for investing in our future workforce are so clear that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a 2010 report saying, "Early childhood education has a tremendous impact on the national viability of the American dream."